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  • Dallas ISD Trustee Ben Mackey |October 2021

    Posted by Dallas ISD on 10/27/2021

    It’s fall in Texas, the State Fair is back, and our schools and classes are back in full swing! All things considered, this school year has been off to a smooth start.
    Dallas ISD District 7 Monthly Updates  

    • New School Design Updates – Peabody and Lenore Kirk Hall Elementary: Over the last month and a half, both George Peabody and Lenore Kirk Hall Elementary Schools have had multiple meetings to solicit input from the community about what their new school buildings should look like. It was fabulous to have so many come out and make their voices heard about what they wanted in a new school!
    • Dallas Vaccination Clinics at Campuses: Dallas ISD is proud to partner with several hospitals and healthcare organizations to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to all staff and students 12 and older who want it. You can find a list of upcoming vaccination sites at Dallas ISD campuses by clicking HERE.

    Upcoming Events:  

    • 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14: Board Briefing
    • 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14: Monthly called meeting regarding redistricting (5151 Samuell Blvd.)
    • Friday, Oct. 15: Secondary Fair Day. No school for grades 6-12.
    • 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28: Dallas ISD Board Meeting
    • 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19: District 7 redistricting town hall (Zoom: CLICK HERE TO JOIN)
    • Office Hours for October: I am happy to schedule video chats, phone calls, or socially distanced coffees with any and everyone who would like to chat about any items concerning Dallas ISD! Please reach out to me at BenMackey@dallasisd.org to set up a time.

    As always, please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have thoughts, ideas, questions, concerns, or simply want to say hello!


    Ben Mackey

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